Need to be careful in India too: Gehlot cautions on rise of Kovid in China, South Korea

new Delhi: As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in several countries including China and South Korea, Rajasthan Chief Minister on Sunday expressed concern that India needs to be vigilant to prevent further infection.

The Rajasthan Chief Minister wrote on Twitter, “As seen in the news, the cases of coronavirus are increasing in many countries including China and South Korea. The number of infected people is increasing by about 12 percent every day. So in India You also need to be careful.”

He also suggested controlling and monitoring the flights from such countries.

In another tweet, he said, “Flights coming from countries with a rise in Kovid cases should be controlled and passengers should be screened at the airport. Wearing of masks in India will have to be continued.”

Gehlot said that it is very important to remain alert to prevent more infections in future, Rajasthan is on alert and the state government is continuously monitoring the situation.

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News agency ANI had reported that Maharashtra Health Minister Rajesh Tope had said on Saturday that the state government was on alert regarding the situation.

We have received a letter from the central government to be alert as COVID cases are increasing in European countries, South Korea and China. Accordingly, our health department had issued a letter to the DC to be alert and take necessary steps,” Tope had said.

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After seeing a sharp jump in Covid-19 cases earlier this week, South Korea and China reported slight declines in daily cases on Sunday. On Sunday, South Korea reported less than 400,000 cases for the second day in a row, with 3,34,708 new cases, compared to 3,81,454 in the country on Saturday, the Korea Herald reported. South Korea had reported an all-time high daily cases of 6,21,281.

Meanwhile, China reported 1,737 new cases of Kovid-19 on Sunday, which was less than the 2,228 cases reported on Saturday.

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